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Associate Director, Operational Excellence, (LSS Black Belt) Deployment Lead

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Burbank
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

By clicking the "Apply" button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda's Privacy Notice and Terms of Use . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge. Job Description FLEXIBLE WORK SCHEDULESummary:Operational Excellence Deployment Leader reports to the Lean Lead. You will be a Lean and Six Sigma experienced practitioner responsible for the development of Lean and Six Sigma capability across the Takeda network as part of our AGILE transformation program. You also support process improvement through coaching of leaders and practitioners and through workshop deployment. (Lexington, Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco). Through your strong business knowledge, you support the development and delivery of site AGILE roadmaps, developing local capabilities in the AGILE Teams in the process.How you'll make an impact:

  • You will provide guidance to site/teams to coach leaders on all aspects of AGILE Operating system
  • Aid sites/functions in the identification of highest value areas for improvement and support delivery of improvement of plant/GMS performance with site teams
  • Work with the Six Sigma Leader/Lean Leader to achieve OE strategy, to support goals within the Operating Units and Regions as part of AGILE Program. Four locations in the US (30% travel)
  • Ensure accurate and timely KPI reporting for GMS, in particular, the AGILE-related metrics
  • Support AGILE champions/coaches in working across AGILE workstreams through coaching and connecting SMEs across the network
  • You will liaise and work with other regional team members to ensure understanding of the global program best known methods. Support the best practice sharing across GMS
  • You support Takeda Transformation and product End-to-End projects to identify improvement opportunities including projects at each site. Work with sites to identify waste and robustness issues within their value stream.
  • Develop roadmap on how to achieve site value stream and strategy Essential:
    • BS degree Industrial Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or technical discipline
    • Minimum 7 years' experience in a manufacturing environment in pharma or biotechnology
    • Minimum 5 years' experience in a manufacturing or quality/technical services role
    • Teaching and coaching skills
    • Experience in a Leadership role
    • Influencing skills
    • Excellent problem-solving abilities
    • Minimum professional certification: Six Sigma Black Belt
    • Proficient working TPM (predictive/preventative), demonstrated proficiency in OE DMAIC, 5S technique, and OE DAMICPreferred:
      • Lean Master/ Six Sigma Master Black belt certified
      • Experience in biologics or plasma network What Takeda can offer you:
        • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision
        • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
        • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
        • Generous paid time off for vacation, sick leave, and volunteering
        • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions
        • Family Planning Support
        • Professional development and training opportunities
        • Tuition reimbursement More about us:At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.This posting excludes Colorado applicants.Travel: Domestic travel 30% EEO Statement Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law. Locations Lexington, MAUSA - GA - Atlanta, USA - IL - Chicago Worker Type Employee Worker Sub-Type Regular Time Type Full time

Keywords: Takeda Pharmaceutical, Chicago , Associate Director, Operational Excellence, (LSS Black Belt) Deployment Lead, Executive , Burbank, Illinois

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